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Oct 9, 2012 10:00am EDT
president joe biden and a vice presidential candidate paul ryan will face off in their first and only debate. coverage begins a 7:00 p.m., followed by the debate at 9:00 p.m., and your calls and tweets afterwards. both the presidential candidates are campaigning in key swing states today. mitt romney in iowa. later, he will head to ohio. president obama is in the buckeye state later today, speaking at ohio state university in columbus, and here on c-span you can watch live coverage of his remarks as they begin at 5:00 p.m. eastern. in prime time we continue live coverage with a west virginia governor's debate. the governor won a special election against bill maloney in 2010. we will have live coverage tonight from charleston at 7:00 p.m. eastern. last night, in virginia, tim kaine and george allen squared off in a debate to fill the senate seat left by the retirement of jim webb. this is the second of three televised debates. this one-hour debate courtesy of w c r-tv in richmond. >> tonight, the candidates will answer questions about the issue they will face. the moderator tonigh
Oct 11, 2012 5:00pm EDT
not be less alike. joe biden is almost 70 years old. he is a classic, old school liberal politician. paul ryan is 42 years old. he is the new, young gun conservative politician. there is a martian and a moon man. it will be entertaining to watch. i would not just write off that it will have no impact. let's say it is smaller than the last one. palin-biden got a bigger audience in the first obama- mccain debate because people were fascinated by sarah palin. see biden do is go after ryan's record and some of the budget proposals that he has made in the past in the ryan plans and say that is the road romney, not what you are hearing now. he will cut this program, racist attacks. it will be interesting to watch how brian pivots off of that and says no, those were my ideas and those on offense and say your ideas do not work. that is why the economy is the way it is. >> was talk about the senate and the house. the senate is controlled by the democrats. republicans have tried to pick up enough seats to gain control. will the for republicans gain control of the senate? what is>> now i would
Oct 9, 2012 5:00pm EDT
on c- span. joe biden is preparing in his home state of delaware. the debate is at 9:00 eastern. back to calls. ron ron is in oklahoma. he is on our republican line. caller: i wanted to comment that when obama got into office, he got no leadership experience. he never voted in the senate. he rode the fence on both wars. he never cast a vote for or against on either were. he started his campaign as soon as he hit a house. he never did do anything. he had zero experience on being in the political field. he has not shown any leadership since. he leaves very strong towards withalistic society ways, the national health care. i believe he wants to take away our gun rights and hand them over to the u.n. for them to control, and to have them be in control of our constitutional laws. his moral fiber as a parent and a husband and a father of two children -- his moral fiber, he compromises to the gay community for votes. no husband or father would ever been his moral code to say it is ok for gays to be married to one another. if you tear down the moral fiber of this country, you tear down god's
Oct 9, 2012 1:00pm EDT
. mahoney. that then followed joe manchin's election to the senate. the registration deadline is today. president obama will be speaking to students at ohio state. we will have that live at 5:00 p.m. >> look what obama did on the budget, nothing except at borrow and spend. and as a result of his abdication of leadership, as a result of seeing the most predictable economic crisis in our country's history and not fixing it, our credit rating was downgraded for the first time in our history. >> we laid out a $4 trillion debt reduction plan over the next 10 years. and we are already passed $1 trillion of it. ladies and gentlemen, these guys vote against everything. no, i really mean it. ok, i get that you do not like our plan. and what is your plan? >> paul ryan and vice-president joe biden will face off in a vice presidential debate. you can watch engage with c-span with our live debate preview starting at 7:00 p.m. eastern followed by the debate at 9:00 p.m. your reactions and calls and tweet at 10:30 p.m. follow online at >> the supreme court tomorrow is scheduled to h
Oct 10, 2012 10:00am EDT
and joe bicker and scott shane bauer of the new york times. when it comes to individual strikes, whether signature or not, you can only infer it by the number of casualties. signature strikes tend to kill more people, i think. >> it's an assumption? >> it is an assumption. strike refers to a a group of people doing certain things and not to one person. the administration has, with an im -- a euphemism -- tads, something to do with terrorism. because signature strike does not sound good. so i cannot say more, because i don't know. >> i don't have an inside view of the criteria they are using to operate signature strikes, nor do i have the data. that's one area where greater transparency would be in favor of greater legitimacy. when i can talk to you about is the analogy of drones -- signature strikes on one hand and circumstantial evidence on the other. if i am a prosecutor and i have a murder, i want to prove that murder with eye witness testimony. i want to approve it with dna. i don't want to prove it with circumstantial evidence, because even if i get the conviction, it's goi
Oct 8, 2012 12:00pm EDT
in the race for the u.s. senate seat currently held by the retiring senator, joe lieberman. each candidate will have 90 seconds to answer a question. that can't get it to answer that question first will have 30 seconds to rebut his or her opponent after the answer to that question. please welcome our panelists. now, let's bring out our candidates, democrat chris murphy and republican, when the mcmahon. >> good morning and thanks to channel three and our panelists and welcome to our studio audience. and our folks watching at home. i am often asked why are you running for the united states senate. that answer is simple. so my six grandchildren and future generations will be guaranteed america's promise for prosperity. that promise is rapidly slipping away because our economy is on the wrong track. 170,000 people will cut in our state this morning without a job. if we can get our economy back on track, we can get our people back to work. i have a plan to do that. i have been there. i have been bankrupt. i've lost everything and i have been able to come back. that's what we need to d
Oct 12, 2012 9:00am EDT
theglie's of this "washington post" last night of these two talking. mom and joe biden greeting each other. and here is paul reihan's wife meeting joe biden's son. jonathon in charlotte, n.c., why are you a first-time voter? caller: i just started voting because what i registered to vote last time in 2008 i was not old enough of the time to vote. an hour i am old enough. i'm kind -- and now i am old enough. i'm kind of like i have a say so as far as what is going on in my generation. host: who are you voting for? caller: i am voting for obama. host: i am not encoding simply because i'm black or because he is black or because of any of those things. i am voting because of the fact that obama is thinking about the middle costs -- middle class. we have completely thrown our country and down the drain by saying that we will tax people who are trying to get somewhere instead of taxing people who are already somewhere. these people who are making billions of dollars have enough money to help others in need. they have enough money to give to the ones in need. instead of uniting the country and do
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